Recorded training

Working with Deaf Professionals – Power & Privilege

Cost from £25

BSL interpreted

Based on research from 2010, Caron Wolfenden will explore the highs and lows of working with Deaf professionals.  Looking at a variety of settings, Caron will discuss the interpersonal and intrapersonal dynamics around working with clients in their professional domains and how we can seek to have positive working relationships.  After all, we all want to enjoy our work, don’t we?

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Legal Interpreting – What’s the Worst That Could Happen?

Cost from £25

Legal interpreting – does it worry you? ‘What if I make a mistake, what if I don’t understand the deaf person, what if …?’

Byron looks at some of the language and translation issues that commonly arise in these settings and a variety of coping strategies to ensure we are providing a ‘safe’ and effective service for all those concerned.

There will also be time set aside in this session to address learners’ ‘dilemma’ questions; what should I do if …, what will happen if …?

Structured CPD Points: 2

Subtitles provided

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Professional Practice & Shame Resilience

Cost from £25

‘I’m just not good enough!’

In the course of your professional practice you may have heard a colleague say this, or you may even have said it yourself. This feeling of not being good enough is rooted in shame.

This webinar will examine the issue of shame, with a specific focus on how feelings of shame and inadequacy can impact on the relationships interpreters have with their deaf and hearing clients.

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How do deaf children develop sign language?

Cost from £30

How do deaf children learn sign language? What are the milestones in sign language acquisition? Kate Rowley from University College London will elaborate on this during her webinar, also explaining the impact of late access to language on deaf children, with parallels to cases of delayed language in hearing children.

This presentation will be delivered in British Sign Language and interpreted into English. 

 

Structured CPD Points: 2

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English for Interpreters – Expand your vocabulary, expand your horizons

Cost from £25

Lost for words from time-to-time? Find yourself repeating the same words/phrases in your interpretation whilst racking your brains for a synonym? Perhaps you’re looking for resources and tips on how to improve your English for next year’s professional development plan? This webinar will tick all your boxes, with a plethora of your colleague’s favourite idioms to boot!

During this webinar Helen will guide you through ways to actively increase your vocabulary, and get down to the nitty gritty of the English language and its grammar including identifying our passive and active vocabulary and exploring ways to extend our lexicon. Giving further attention to our English language skills is sure to improve our abilities in both voiceover and sight translation.This webinar is suitable for both American-English and British-English learners as well as spoken language interpreters seeking to improve their English.

Structured CPD Points: 2

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Vicarious Trauma – avoid reliving your client’s experience

Cost from £25

Vicarious trauma is also referred to as compassion fatigue or secondary traumatization (Figley, 1995). When working with clients suffering trauma, we can feel an emotional residue, stress and/or weariness and lose our zest for life. Why does it happen?  As empathetic professionals, how do we protect ourselves from vicarious trauma, or minimise its effects? We’re delighted to have Wendy back to expand on her previous webinars.

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Working with agencies to achieve and maintain professional standards

Cost from £25

Are you feeling the pressure from agencies to reduce your fees or working conditions? Does it have to be a ‘them and us’ scenario? How can we work together to ensure professional standards and a sustainable, quality service are maintained? What benefit could accreditation of agencies bring?

What better way is there to sum up this webinar than with this learner reflection:

“I think we are in uncertain times, and sometimes you have to ride the storm. We can all work together. we should all be doing webinars like this to share experiences as a collective which makes us stronger”

Join Brett and Linguistpd for constructive ways to work with agencies.

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Interpreting in medical settings – are we really prepared?

Cost from £25

Medical interpreting is both challenging and rewarding. It’s a domain we don’t enter into lightly and there are serious consequences to our actions as professionals.

In the webinar we will be looking at some of the areas in which we can develop our knowledge and understanding to help us provide a better service. We will look at things such as anatomy and physiology, medical terminology and jargon, clients’ attitudes and expectations of interpreters and how we can deal with these in a sensitive and effective manner.

Structured CPD Points: 2

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